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IGNATIEFF, Michael. THE WARRIOR'S HONOUR. 1998. Chatto & Windus.
Ethnic War & the Modern Conscience. Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £6.00

INNES, Hammond. THE STRODE VENTURER. 1965. Collins.
Uncorrected advance proof in original wraps. £8.00
SEA AND ISLANDS. 1967. Collins. Uncorrected advance proof copy in original wraps with 'July 17' inked on title label. Very good condition. £18.00

IRVING, John. THE HOTEL NEW HAMPSHIRE . 1981. J Cape. Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps providing provisional pricing and publication date. £20.00

IRWIN, Margaret. THAT GREAT LUCIFER. 1960. Chatto & Windus.
Proof copy in original drab wraps slightly frayed & marked. £4.00

ISHERWOOD, Christopher. CHRISTOPHER AND HIS KIND. 1977. Methuen.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £40.00

JACOBSON, Howard. KALOOKI NIGHTS. 2006. J Cape.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. 470pp. £16.00

JAMES, Clive. POEM OF THE YEAR. 1983. J Cape.
An account of the Falklands War & events in Lebanon.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps slightly creased, contents very good. £8.00

JAMES, P D. A TASTE FOR DEATH. 1986. Faber.
Uncorrected advance proof copy in original wraps in a slightly frayed dust jacket
of the first edition. £40.00

JAMESON, Storm. THE ROAD FROM THE MONUMENT. 1960. Macmillan.
Uncorrected proof copy in original drab wraps. £6.00

JANSSENS, G A M. THE AMERICAN LITERARY REVIEW. 1968. Mouton.
A Critical History 1920-1950. Includes chapters on the Dial, The Southern Review, The Hound & Horn, The Symposium, The Forties & After.
Proof copy in original wraps in very good condition. £12.00

JOHNSON, P Hansford. AN IMPOSSIBLE MARRIAGE. 1953. Macmillan.
Proof copy in original wraps dated a year earlier than the first published edition. £35.00
THE LAST RESORT. 1956. Macmillan. Uncorrected Proof copy, original wraps. £16.00
SIX PROUST RECONSTRUCTIONS. 1957. Macmillan. Uncorrected proof copy
in original drab wraps. Loosely inserted publisher's letter sending "an early proof"
and providing publication date and price. £25.00
THE HUMBLER CREATION. 1958. Macmillan.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps slightly rubbed along the fore-edge. £18.00
AN ERROR OF JUDGEMENT. 1962. Macmillan.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £12.00
NIGHT AND SILENCE WHO IS HERE? 1963. Macmillan.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £10.00
CORK STREET, NEXT TO THE HATTERS. 1965. Macmillan.
Proof copy in original wraps. Review slip laid in. £12.00
ON INIQUITY. 1967. Macmillan. Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £12.00
THE SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST. 1968. Macmillan.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps a little used. £12.00
THE HONOURS BOARD. 1970. Macmillan.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £12.00
THE GOOD LISTENER. 1975. Macmillan.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £15.00
THE GOOD HUSBAND. 1978. Macmillan.
A BONFIRE. 1981. Macmillan. Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £12.00

JOHNSTON, Velda. CASTLE PERILOUS . 1971. R Hale. Proof copy,original wraps. £8.00

JONES, Glyn. THE DRAGON HAS TWO TONGUES. 1968. Dent.
Rough & uncorrected proof copy in original wraps with proof dust jacket.
Survey of 6 representative Welsh Writers using the English language - G Thomas,
Dylan Thomas, Huw Menai, Idris Davies, Caradoc Evans & Jack Jones. £12.00

JONES, Jonah. A TREE MAY FALL. 1980. Bodley Head.
Proof copy in attractive proof pictorial dust jacket.
Novel of the first World War & the Easter Rising. £6.00

JORDAN, Humfrey. ONLY A REAL JONAH. 1954. Hodder & Stoughton.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £6.00

KASTNER, Erich. LET'S FACE IT. 1963. J Cape. Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps with a specially written preface by the Author. Poet's first Collection to be published in English translated by J Lehmann,
M Hamburger, V Watkins, etc. £17.50
THE LITTLE MAN. 1966. J Cape. Introduced by James Kirkup. Uncorrected Proof Copy in original wraps.. Illustrated by Horst Lemke. Top edge lightly spotted. Covers a bit marked but contents very good. Uncommon as proof. £8.00

KEMAL, Yashar. THE SAGA OF A SEAGULL. 1981. Harvill Press.
Translated from the Turkish by Thilda Kemal. Proof copy in original wraps. £8.50

KEMP, W A G. MEN LIKE THESE. 1946. Chapman & Hall. Sonnets.
Introduced by Lord Dowding. Uncorrected proof copy in original drab wraps. £8.50

KEYES, Frances P. THE BLUE CAMELLIA. 1957. Eyre & Spottiswoode.
Rough uncorrected proof copy with a dust jacket which has absorbed some
colour from the original proof wraps otherwise very good. £6.00
THE RESTLESS LADY AND OTHER STORIES. 1964. Eyre & Spottiswoode.
Uncorrected Proof Copy in original wraps. Covers soiled and edges spotted but contents bright enough. Uncommon as proof. £10.00

KING, Alexander. MINE ENEMY GROWS OLDER. 1959. Heinemann.
Proof copy in original wraps, with the word 'enemy' mis-spelled on the front cover. Biographical reminiscences pf the Editor of Life Magazine. Not stated that this is a proof copy but in is in original stiff wraps with the spelling mistake on the cover. Covers and edges lightly foxed but contents very good. £8.00

KING, Armstrong. THE TIME OF GREEN GINGER. 1964. Macmillan.
Uncorrected proof of author's first book, in original wraps with dust jacket. £6.00

KITCHIN, Laurence. MID-CENTURY DRAMA. 1960. Faber.
A critical appraisal of the most important work of living English playwrights,
actors & producers. Proof copy in original wraps. £4.00

KITTERMASTER, Michael. KATAKALA. 1957. Constable
A Portrait of an Imaginary African District. Uncommon proof copy in original plain orange wraps with the word 'imaginary' inserted on the title page in ink. Spine lightly sunned. Edges and prelims a bit spotted but contents bright enough. £6.00

KNOX, Bill. RALLY TO KILL. 1975. John Long. Uncorrected proof copy
in original wraps with provisional publication date & price. £25.00

KOESTLER, Arthur. THE GHOST IN THE MACHINE. 1967. Hutchinson.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps in very good condition. £20.00

LAW, Marjorie J. DEATH IN THE SPRING. 1965. Cassell.
Proof Copy in original wraps. Author's only mystery novel. Edges and prelims spotted otherwise a bright copy, scarce as proof. £12.00 .

LAWRENCE, D H. THE COLLECTED LETTERS OF D H LAWRENCE. 1962. Heineman. Volumes 1 & 2. Introduced by H T Moore. Scarce uncorrected proof copies in original wraps. The wraps of both volumes are printed as Vol 11 the first being crossed through and altered in ink. Edges a bit dusty, but internally two volumes both in very good, clean, condition although they have obviously been read. £50.00
CONFLICT IN THE NOVELS OF D H LAWRENCE by YUDHISTAR. 1969.
Oliver & Boyd. Proof copy in original wraps. £6.00

LEAVIS, F R. THE CRITIC AS ANTI-PHILOSOPHER. 1982. Chatto & Windus. Introduced by G Singh. Proof copy in original wraps with dust jacket. £12.00
F R LEAVIS by William WALSH. 1980. Chatto & Windus.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £5.00

LESSING, Doris.
THE SUN BETWEEN THEIR FEET.
1973. M Joseph.
Proof copy in original wraps. The 2 nd volume of the Collected African Stories. £35.00
THE SUMMER BEFORE THE DARK. 1973. J Cape.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps with dust jacket. £20.00
THE DIARY OF A GOOD NEIGHBOUR. 1983. M Joseph. Proof copy in original wraps written under the pseudonym of Jane SOMERS. £25.00
THE GOOD TERRORIST. 1985. J Cape.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £12.00
PRISONS WE CHOOSE TO LIVE INSIDE. 1987. J Cape.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £16.00

LEVER, Katherine. THE NOVEL AND THE READER. 1961. A Primer for Critics. Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £6.00

LEWIS, Oscar. LA VIDA. 1967. Secker & Warburg. A Puerto Rican Family in the Culture of Poverty - San Juan & New York. Proof copy in original wraps with publication date and price written on front cover. Covers a bit creased and with small tear to rear side of spine but contents bright enough. £4.00

LINDSAY, Jack.
MEETINGS WITH POETS.
1968. F Muller. Uncorrected proof copy with publication date written on front wrap. 1st chapter 46pp "Memories of Dylan Thomas" including his poem "Last Words with Dylan". Covers a bit sunned but contents very good. Scarce as proof copy. £20.00.
WILLIAM BLAKE. HIS LIFE AND WORK. 1978. Constable. His Life and Work. Uncorrected proof copy in riginal wraps. Covers a bit sunned and creased but contents very good. Uncommon as proof copy. £16.00

LINKLATER, Eric.
WHITE MAA'S SAGA.
1929. J Cape. Proof copy in original wraps frayed & torn, stamped, "Commonwealth Fund Library" on half title page otherwsie very good. £20.00
RIPENESS IS ALL. 1935. J Cape.
Proof copy with the price on the upper wrap. Publication date on title page. £20.00
THE POOR SAILOR. 1937. J Cape. Proof copy in original wraps marked,
"Duplicate proof Does not contain Proof Reader's marks".
Published under the title"The Sailor's Holiday". £22.00
THE IMPREGNABLE WOMEN. 1938. J Cape.
Proof copy lacking upper wrap. Prelims lightly foxed. £8.00
THE ULTIMATE VIKING. 1955. Macmillan. Uncorrected proof copy in original
wraps with printed label giving provisional publication date and price. £15.00
THE MERRY MUSE. 1959. J Cape. Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £18.00
ROLL OF HONOUR. 1961. R Hart-Davis.
Proof copy in original wraps giving the probable publication date and price. £15.00
HUSBAND OF DELILAH. 1962. Macmillan. A very good copy of the uncorrected proof copy in original wraps with date of publication written on the front wrap. £12.00
THE STORIES OF ERIC LINKLATER. 1968. Macmillan.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps in very good condition. £15.00

LLEWELLYN, Richard. A MAN IN A MIRROR. 1964. M Joseph.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. Covers a bit grubby and edges spotted. Text bright enough. £7.00

LIVELY, Penelope.
A HOUSE INSIDE OUT.
1987. A Deutsch.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. Illustrated by David Parkins. Very good condition. £12.00
CITY OF THE MIND. 1990. A Deutsch. Uncorrected Proof copy, dated for 1990 although publication did not happedn until 1991. Review slip laid in. Lynne Truss's pencilled notes & marks for review in text and on rear. Wraps slightly sunned and marked but otherwise very good. Scarce as proof copy. £17.50

LOFTS, Norah. KNIGHT'S ACRE. 1974. Hodder & Stoughton.
Uncorrected Proof Copy in original wraps. Covers a bit scuffed but contents bright enough. £4.00

LUTYENS, David Bulwer. THE CREATIVE ENCOUNTER. 1959. Secker & Warburg.
Scarce uncorrected proof copy in original drab wraps with publication date and price stamp on front cover. Covers a bit sunned and top edge light spotted but contents bright enough. (Robinson Jeffers, Archibald MacLeish, Hart Crane, Robert Lowell etc). £12.00

LYON, L BOWES. A ROUGH WALK HOME. 1946. J Cape.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £10.00

LYONS, Paul. THE EDEN MAN. 1988. Andre Deutsch. A very good copy of the Uncorrected Proof in original wraps complete with slightly spotted and shelf soiled dust jacket. £7.00

ROSE MACAULAY by Constance Babington SMITH. 1972. Collins. Uncorrected Advance proof copy in original red marbled paper wraps. The covers are a bit shelf soiled and marked but contents very good. At the end of the book is a section entitled "The Pleasure of knowing Rose Macaulay" - tributes by Harold Nicolson, Rosamond Lehmann, C V Wedgwood, Anthony Powell, William Plomer, etc, which were published in the Encounter Magazine in March 1959, five months after her death. £15.00

SMITH, Constance Babington. ROSE MACAULAY. 1972. Collins.
Uncorrected advance proof copy in original red wraps.
At the end of the book is a section entitled "The Pleasure of knowing Rose Macaulay-tributes by H Nicolson, R Lehmann, C V Wedgwood, A Powell, W Plomer, etc,
which were published in the Encounter Magazine in March 1959, five months after
her death. £8.00

MACBETH, George. A KIND OF TREASON. 1982. Hodder & Stoughton.
Proof copy in original wraps. A Novel based on the War Diaries of John Beeby. £6.00
ANNA'S BOOK. 1983. J Cape. Original wraps. Uncorrected Proof Copy in very good condition.
A Novel based on a 19th Century Balloon Voyage. £8.00
A CHILD OF THE WAR. 1987. J Cape.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. Name on upper wrap. £8.00

MACDONALD, William Colt. THE GUN BRANDERS. 1962. Hodder & Stoughton.
A Western Crime. Single page proof copy in original wraps- somewhat curled and shelf soiled with publishing date and price written on them. Contents very good. A scarce title even in published form. £7.50

MACKENZIE, Compton. MY LIFE AND TIMES. OCTAVE ONE:1883-1891. 1963.
Chatto & Windus.The first volume of Autobiography. Uncorrected Proof Copy in shelf soiled original wraps. Portfrontis and other b&w plate illustrations. Contents bright enough. £8.50

MACLEAN, Alasdair. FROM THE WILDERNESS. 1973. Gollancz.
Proof copy of the poet's first book in original wraps with poet's christian name
spelt incorrectly on front cover. A very good copy, scarce as proof. £20.00

MAGOWAN, Ronald. BARRACUDA. 1972. Robert Hale. Proof copy in original wraps with title inked onto spine and front cover. Edges spotted not penetrating text. Covers a bit creased with small mark to rear otherwise a bright enough copy of a scarce proof. £20.00

MAISKY, Ivan. JOURNEY INTO THE EAST. 1962. Hutchinson. Soviet Ambassodor to UK 1932-43. Uncorrected Proof copy in slightly sunned original wraps. Translated by Frederick Holt. Top edge faintly spotted not penetrating margin, otherwise contents very good. Uncommon as proof. £6.00

MALLAN, Lloyd. MEN,ROCKETS AND SPACE. 1956. Cassell.
Introduced by Lt Gen T S Power. Proof copy with publication date tipped onto front wrap and title inked onto spine. Black & white photo illustrated. There is some foxing throughout but still an eminently readable copy of a scarce proof edition. £8.00

MASON, Bobbie Ann. FEATHER CROWNS. 1993. Chatto & Windus.
Uncorrected bound proofs in original stiff wraps giving provisional price &
publication date. Excellent copy. £10.00

MCCARTHY, Mary. ON THE CONTRARY. 1962. Heinemann.
Uncommon Proof Copy in original drab wraps. Covers a bit shelf-soiled, creased and fraying at extremities of spine but contents still bright enough. £12.00

MECKIER, Jerome. ALDOUS HUXLEY. 1969. Chatto & Windus.
Satire and Structure.
Proof copy in original wraps, stamped with publication date. £10.00

MEYERS, Jeffrey. THE ENEMY. A Biography of Wyndham Lewis.
Routledge & Kegan Paul. Proof copy in original wraps. £17.50

MEYNELL, Laurence. DON'T STOP FOR HOOKY HEFFERMAN. 1975. Macmillan. Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £6.00

MILLER, Arthur.
INCIDENT AT VICHY.
(1965) Viking Press. A very good uncorrected proof copy, in frayed dust wrapper, of the play first performed in New York. Release date stamped on the front wrap. Uncommon as proof. £16.00
THE PRICE. 1969. Penguin Books. Uncorrected Proof copy with date stamp, address & "proof file" written on the front wrap. Pages tanned and covers a bit grubby but still a decent enough copy.
Uncommon as proof edition.£15.00

MILLER, Henry. PLEXUS. 1963. Weidenfield & Nicolson.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. Precedes the American edition. Covers lightly creased along spine. Top edge faintly spotted otherwise a very good copy of a scarce proof edition. £60.00

MILNER, George. A LEAVE-TAKING. 1966. Hodder & Stoughton.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. A "psychological shaker". £12.00 

MITCHELL, Adrian. WARTIME. 1973. J Cape. Uncommon uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. Spine sunned and covers a bit marked but internally very good. £6.00

MITCHISON, Naomi. KARENSGAARD. 1961. Collins.
The story of a Danish farm. Proof Copy in original pale blue wraps with dust jacket. Illustrated. Edges spotted not penetrating margins otherwise a bright enough copy, scarce as a proof. £10.00
ALL CHANGE HERE. 1975. Bodley Head.
Uncorrected Proof Copy in original wraps. Covers a bit sunned and marked but contents very good. Uncommon as proof copy. £8.00

MOLLOY, Frances. NO MATE FOR THE MAGPIE. 1985. Virago Press.
Advance proof copy in original wraps. A first novel. £5.00

MOORE,George), CONVERSATIONS WITH GEORGE MOORE by Geraint GOODWIN .
1938. J Cape. Proof Copy of the New Library edition in original wraps. Name on front end paper. Edges and end papers spotted but contents bright enough.£8.50

MORICE, Anne. NURSERY, TEA AND POISON. 1975. Macmillan.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £20.00 .

MUIR, Willa. BELONGING. 1967. Hogarth Press. A Memoir.
Proof copy with publication date & price stamp on upper wrap. £20.00

MULLALLY, Frederic. THE ASSASSINS. 1964. Arthur Barker.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £12.00

MUNRO, Alice. THE LOVE OF A GOOD WOMAN. 1995. Chatto & Windus. £5.00
Uncorrected proof copy in original printed wraps with provisional publication details.

MURDOCH, Iris.
UNDER THE NET. 1966. Longman's Heritage of Literature Series. Proof copy very slightly rubbed rear panel. £4.00
THE PHILOSOPHER'S PUPIL. 1983. Chatto & Windus.
Advance proof copy in original wraps very slightly worn on the edges. £20.00
THE BOOK AND THE BROTHERHOOD. 1987. Chatto & Windus.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £20.00
MURPHY, Richard. SELECTED POEMS. 1979. Faber.
A very good uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. £25.00

NASH, Ogden.
THE FACE IS FAMILIAR.
1954. J M Dent.
Proof copy in original wraps with original publisher's publication details
pasted onto verso of upper wrap. £16.00
COLLECTED VERSE FROM 1929 ON. 1961. J M Dent.
Proof Copy in original proof wraps with proof dw. Dust wrapper a bit shelf-marked but otherwise a very good copy, uncommon as proof. £20.00

NEWBOLT, Henry. THE LINNET'S NEST. 1927. Faber & Gwyer. Ariel Poem.
Proof(?) copy in original green wraps illustrated by Ralph Keene before
B Hughes-Stanton was finally commissioned to illustrate this poem.
The later edition (?) was issued in salmon-pink wraps & was illustrated by
Blair Hughes-Stanton. Both editions :- £60.00

NICHOLSON, Hubert. THE MIRAGE IN THE SOUTH. 1955. Heinemann.
Proof copy in original drab wraps which are age-toned, otherwise very good. £10.00

NORRIS, Leslie. WATER VOICES. 1980. Chatto & Windus/Hogarth Press.
Phoenix Living Poets. Single page proofs inside proof jacket giving provisional publication date & price. £12.00

O'BRIEN, Edna. A SCANDALOUS WOMAN. 1974. Weidenfeld & Nicolson.
Uncorrected proof copy in original drab wraps. Slight edge spotting not affecting text. £12.00

O'CONNOR, Philip.
MEMOIRS OF A PUBLIC BABY.
1958. Faber.
Introduced by Stephen Spender. Proof copy in sunned and marked original wraps. £16.00
SELECTED POEMS.1936-1966. 1968. J Cape. Proof copy in original wraps
which are lighly foxed along the top edge but otherwise very good.
Author's first collection of Poetry surrealistic in flavour. £12.00

O'CONNOR, Ulick. CELTIC DAWN. 1984 . Hamish Hamilton.
A Portrait of the Irish Literary Renaissance. Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. Name on half title page. Publication date and price inked onto fron cover. £10.00

OKRI, Ben. DANGEROUS LOVE. 1996. Phoenix House.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. 324pp . £8.00

OSBORNE, John.
A SUBJECT OF SCANDAL AND CONCERN. 1961. Faber.
Uncorrected proof copy in original printed wraps. £35.00
A PATRIOT FOR ME. 1966. Faber.
Advance Uncorrected proof copy in original printed wraps. £35.00
TIME PRESENT.THE HOTEL IN AMSTERDAM. 1968. Faber.
Advance Uncorrected proof copy in original printed wraps. £25.00
THE GIFT OF FRIENDSHIP. 1972. Faber.
Uncorrected proof copy in original printed wraps. £35.00
OSBORNE, John. WATCH IT COME DOWN. 1975. Faber.
Proof copy in original drab wraps. £30.00
A BETTER CLASS OF PERSON. 1981. Faber.
Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps. Together with extracts from this book, prepublication, from Sunday Times Weekly Review, Oct & Nov1981 laid in. £20.00

OTTAWAY, A K C. EDUCATION AND SOCIETY. 1962. Routledge & Kegan Paul.
An introduction to the Sociology of Education. Introduced by W G Lester Smith.
A very good copy in original green wraps. £4.00

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